Last days of the Lanna Grand OTOP sale at the
Chiang Mai University Art Museum (Suthep and Nimmanahaeminda roads) closing
Sunday, September 18. Spend 200 baht, you have a chance in the “lucky
draw” to win an airline ticket. Food, drinks, cloth, decorations, and
herbs will all be offered for sale.
Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai presents a unique
opportunity to look over the shoulder of world-renowned master chefs during
an informal cocktail reception and culinary extravaganza at the Cooking
School on Sunday, 18 September from 6-8 p.m. Limited tickets are 1000 baht
per person including tax and service. Reserve your ticket early by calling 0
5329 8181 or email: Siriluck.lertl arpyot@four seasons.com
Chiang Mai Community Church will host actor/singer
David M. Sanborn in his moving one-man drama entitled ‘King David -
Song of the Shepherd’ on Sunday, September 25 at 4.30 p.m.. For more
information contact: Karen Thomson, Operation Blessing Foundation (Thai) 0
The next Dinner Meeting for Skๅl International
Chiangmai and North Thailand is Thursday, September 29, at Jirung Resort, at
7 p.m. To assist the planning in this event, the Skๅl Club would
appreciate your professional courtesy by please advising your attendance by
email to gm@ chedi-chiang mai.com or by fax to 0 5390 4777,
(with a copy to Michael Vogt at Michael@chiangmai-mail .com)
as soon as possible.
Exhibition One month in Norway: S๘rfinnset
Skole/the Nordland will have their opening on Saturday October 1, 2005 at 6
p.m. at the Land Foundation office. Contact Email: theland@the
landfoundation.org or Tel: 0 5381 1555. Duration: October 1 – November 30,
Activities at Central Airport Plaza during September:
Commencing Friday, September 9-18, 2005 at the 4th
Floor in Lanna Hall, Jewelry Furniture Expo 2005. Various designs of
ornamental and household decorative items on display.
“Elite Model Look Thailand 2005” Contest in
Chiang Mai on Saturday, October 1, 2005 at Central Airport Plaza. Applicants
should be between 16-25 years of age and of a minimum height of 168 cm. All
nationalities can get application forms until September 30, 2005 at Barbizon
International Modeling and Personal Development School Bangkok tel 02 208
9946-9 or apply at PR Counter at Central Airport Plaza now. The winner
will receive a two year contract, cash prizes and will be the Thailand model
representative at the “Elite Model Look International 2005 World
Competition”, in Shanghai in November this year with competitors from over
Next INTG meeting at the Alliance Francaise on
Tuesday, October 11, 2005. Katharine McKinnon will talk about “Politics
and professionalism in community development by examining intervention in
the highlands of northern Thailand” (Talk and LCD presentation). More
information, e-mail Convener Brian Hubbard at brihubb@loxin fo.co.th or
Tel./Fax: 0 5321 3972.
CMU Art Museum until September 28, 2005, Sculpture Art
Exhibition: “Return to the Oriental Life and Spirit 4” by
Watchara Prayoonkum at the Front Gallery, 1st
floor, daily from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Upcoming: Terry Fox Run in October 2005, organized
by the Four Seasons Resort with proceeds donated to the Oncological
Society of Thailand under the patronage of HM The Queen. More information
email: duenswang.suwaphrom @fourseasons.com
The Writers Club and Wine Bar in conjunction with the
Suvannabhumi art gallery is staging a six month season (until February 2006)
of contemporary Burmese art, by leading artists, some of whose work can not
be shown in Burma because of its political nature. Open Sundays – Fridays,
12 – midnight, closed on Saturdays on Rachadamnoen Road, opposite La Villa
Don’t forget to visit Thapae Sunday Walking Street
every Sunday at Thapae Gate along Rachadamnoen Road, from 5 p.m. until
Every Saturday from 5 p.m. Wualai Walking Street,
the Silver Street of Chiang Mai.
Midnight Market every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday
in front of Kad Suan Kaew Department Store from 6-11 p.m. Kad Sum Murd
Dining and Restaurants
Cozy, diverse and tasty, the perfect family lunch is
served at the Amari Rincome Hotel! Enjoy an exquisite selection of
International, Oriental and Regional dishes, from salads to seafood
delicacies and European specials, enriched with the carving of the day,
yummy pastas and tasty hot dishes. Enjoy the Daily International Lunch
Buffet for only 325,— baht at La Gritta Restaurant. Reservations 0
Amazing Sandwich Restaurant, since 1998 the Sandwich
Specialist in Chiang Mai, has opened branch number 3 at the new Sompetch
Gold Place, a few meters before you reach the Rydges Amora Tapae Hotel. All
branches serve individual kinds of sandwiches, burgers, baguettes, subs,
buns or cold platters with amazing quality at reasonable prices. Branches 1
and 2 are at 252/3 Prapokklao Rd. beside Thai Airways office and 20/2 Huey
Kaew Rd. opposite Chiang Mai Orchid Hotel.
Buonissimo, La Trattoria del Sergio now renovated and
back in full swing. Italian Restaurant, delicatessen, and wine shop. The
finest array of antipasti, traditional Italian cheeses, and breads.
Chiangmai Prao Rd, 500 m past Ram 2 Hospital, opposite side of the road,
tel. 0 5385 3098-9 or check out www.buonissimo.co.th
Bella Italia, new Italian Venue in the middle of town.
Home cooked, daily changing specials and pasta dishes starting as economical
as 35 baht per portion. Open for lunch and dinner daily except Sundays. For
group reservation call tel. 0 9851 7607.
Chiang Dao Nest - Rainy Season Special 10 percent
discount for Rimping Supermarket cardholders on all food, drinks and
accommodation from now until September 30, 2005. For more details please see
Chiangmai Kebab, opens daily at 5 p.m. – 2.30 a.m.
Traditional home made Pita bread, salad and your choice of chicken or beef
Kebab with the sauce you choose. They also serve Falafel and Samosas fresh
daily. Parking next to DK Book Shop behind Oriflame. Tel. 0 7188 1832.
Fillmore East’s famous tender juicy USDA and
Argentinean Angus Steaks and huge burgers for the kids can be enjoyed at the
‘dry again’ River Restaurant on Charoenrasd Road. For table reservations
call Ron at 0 5326 2418.
Fondue House opposite Central Airport Plaza. A haven
of good food to let you relax after a hectic day and enjoy fondue with the
family. Try it, you won’t be sorry. For reservation 0 9423 1688 or 0 5320
La Casa’, true Italian cuisine serves over 200
dishes of home cooked specialties. La Casa is at 5 Irrigation Canal Rd. and
you will receive 10 percent discount by cutting out the advertising on back
page. Reservation for table or catering service at 0 5321 5802.
Rachamankha Hotel serves Afternoon Tea for you and
your guest’s delight. Light cheese cakes, apple strudel with whipped cream
and scone mascarpone and jam among many other different sweets. Reservation
or more information, call 0 5390 4111.
Rydges Amora Tapae Hotel features a Salmon promotion
during September at their Chillies Restaurant from 10 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Salmon Steak only 350 baht net, served with boiled potato, butter spinach
and grilled tomatoes butter sauce. For more information, reservation or
outside catering, contact the Sales Dept. at 0 5325 1531, Rydges Amora Tapae
Hotel, Chiang Mai.
Saenkham Terrace Restaurant offers a huge range of
Northern Thai dishes with favorites like deep fried shitake mushrooms, spicy
lemon grass salad, or a gurami fish salad. 6 to 8 km along the Kan Klong
Chonprathan Road from Chiang Mai University, depending upon your navigation
skills. Look for the over bridge into Baan Nai Fun 2 and look for the
clubhouse building on the right. Reservation: 0 5383 8990, open 11 a.m. to
The Grillstation covers the Formula 1 Season and
shows every race in the season. Receive your personal race-info. Reserve
your table in advance at 0 5381 8355 or 0 1883 9361, Grillstation, opposite
Pornping Tower, Charoenprathed Road.
The House, Restaurant, Tapas and Wine bar has a new
menu! Call The House for reservations at 0 5341 9011.
The Pub on Huay Kaew Road serves authentic Indian
cuisine each Friday. Numbers are restricted, so you will need to book in
advance and put down a deposit. The total cost of the meal is 375 baht and
serving will be at 8 p.m. For more info call Grahame. Don’t forget the
Saturday night special of 15 percent discount on all main course meals.
Contact Grahame on 0 5321 1550.
To Nobody, German Restaurant in Soi Tewan is getting
ready for their party on German’s National Day on October 3, 2005. Booking
recommended. Open for lunch and then dinner from 5 p.m. onwards, (daily
except Tuesdays). Call Joerg or Sunisa Eisenschmidt at 0 5321 4483 or 0 7183
1202. Nobody does it better!
Movie Schedule Chiang Mai
Look at http://www.major cineplex.com/pda/show time.php
and go to ‘Chiang Mai Branch’ for local show times at Central Airport
Similar movies are shown at Kad Suan Kaew and across the
street at 12 Huay Kaew Road. Check www.chiang maivista.com for those times.
Art Films at CMU. Free movies every Saturday at 6.30
p.m. in the Media Room of Arts and Design at CMU Arts Museum. September 17:
‘Ghandi’ with Ben Kingsley and on Sep 24: ‘The Last Emperor’. More
information at 0 5394 4846, ext. 22.
Chiang Mai Expats Club.
Bi-weekly meetings, every 2nd
and 4th Saturday of the month.
September: 10 and 24. Meeting at Art’s Cafe, 291 Thapae Rd, at Thapae Gate
at 10.30 a.m. upstairs. For more info, call Jim Cox, 0 5321 0273, leave
message if no answer. Mobile: 0 1746 8510 or email at: email@example.com
LuckyDogs Club (a non-profit activity of the
LuckyDogs Ltd.) has moved to new premises, only 5 km from the old place.
Bigger kennels with wider running space for the necessary play and exercise.
For more information get in touch with Nienke Parma, M. D. LuckyDogs, Please
contact Nienke at 0 9997 8146 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Co-Dependents Anonymous (Chiang
Mai) group - meeting every Tuesday from 7-8 p.m. Email: email@example.com
or call 0 5863 9898. Al-anon (Chiang Mai) group - meeting every
Saturday from 3-4 p.m. Call 0 5863 9898, Email ala firstname.lastname@example.org.
Creative Meditation every Wednesday at 6.30 p.m. at
the Brahma Kumaris Raja Yoga Centre in Changpuak, Chiang Mai. More
information tel 0 5321 4904 after 5 p.m. Foreigners very welcome.
Monk Chat at Wat Suan Dok every Monday, Wednesday and
Friday from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. First hand information in English from
English speaking novices and monks concerning questions you always wanted
32 Meter Taxis now in Chiang Mai.
The correct fare is 40 baht for the first 2 km and 4 baht for each
subsequent kilometer. Waiting time – 1 baht per minute. Taxi Call Center,
Tel 0 5327 9291, 0 5327 1242 ext 16, from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. 20–40 baht
charge for call-out service, depending on location. Insist on the meter
English language radio program ‘Helping Hand’,
broadcast daily from 7.30–9.00 pm. The program is on Radio Thailand Chiang
Mai FM 93.25 MHZ, and provides useful information to both Thai nationals and
T.I.T.S. - English Language Radio Station,
daily from 8 a.m. – midnight. FM 106.50 MHZ to stay informed about your
community. Requests and comments, phone 0 5321 8006 or e-mail: